Paediatric Lumbar Puncture Simulator

Product weight: 7.9 KG

incl. VAT plus shipping costs

Delivery time 1-3 Workdays

  • R11031
Infants commonly require lumbar puncture as a diagnostic procedure used to collect a sample of... more
Product information "Paediatric Lumbar Puncture Simulator"
Infants commonly require lumbar puncture as a diagnostic procedure used to collect a sample of cerebrospinal uid (CSF), measure cerebrospinal uid pressure, or to inject medications intrathecally. The Pediatric Lumbar Puncture Simulator represents a 10-12 month old infant placed in a left lateral decubitus position with the neck and knees exed, approximating the necessary fetal position. The embedded iliac crest offers exceptional realism, while the removable spine, spinal canal and skin pad make training simple and hasslefree. Lumbar puncture may be performed in the L3-L4, L4-L5, or L5-S1 spaces. The correct site can be located by palpating the iliac crest and spine. A small “give” will be felt as the spinal needle is advanced slowly into the proper space. Fluid will ow when the needle is in proper position. Students will appreciate the opportunity to practice this delicate but commonly performed procedure on a simulator that is both appealing and anatomically accurate.

- Targets key skills specic to pediatric lumbar puncture procedures
- Palpation of landmarks
- Skin preparation
- Needle positioning and insertion
- Cerebrospinal uid collection
- Measure cerebrospinal uid pressure
- Intrathecal injections

- Anatomically correct and palpable
- Correct body positioning
- Lumbar pad is easy to replace
- Realistic resistance
- Simulated CSF ows with successful puncture

The Pediatric Lumbar Puncture Simulator arrives attached to a board for stability during practice. The infant measures 48 x 18 x 15 cm and the board measures 50 x 30 cm. Includes the Pediatric Lumbar Puncture Infant on a sturdy board, one lumbar puncture pad with spine and spinal tubing, IV bag with tubing, baby powder, hard carry case, and instruction manual. Fluid supply stand and needle not included.
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